Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 3 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 小
- end with 小
- contain 小
little, small
KUN:
  • ちい.さい
    chii.sai
  • こ-
    ko-
  • お-
    o-
  • さ-
    sa-
ON:
  • ショウ
    shou
Nanori:
  • いさら
    isara
  • こう
    kou
  • さざ
    saza
  • しゃお
    shao
  • ちいさ
    chiisa
Written with 3 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 1070 results)

noun
child
All readings:
子供【こども】
子ども【こども】
小供【こども】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

adjective
1.
small, little, tiny
2.
slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small
3.
low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice)
4.
unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial
5.
young, juvenile

pre-noun adjectival
small, little, tiny
See also:大きな

noun
primary school, elementary school, grade school

noun, no-adjective
novel, (short) story

noun
small bird, little bird

noun
1.
little girl, maiden, young lady, female usually between 7 and 18 years old
2.
female between 17 and 20 years old (ritsuryo period)(archaism)(only relevant for 少女 and しょうじょ)
All readings:
少女【しょうじょ】
少女【おとめ】
乙女【おとめ】
小女【しょうじょ】

noun
1.
hut, cabin, shed, (animal) pen
2.
small theatre (theater), temporary playhouse, circus tent, booth(only relevant for こや)
3.
one's own house(humble language, colloquialism)(esp. しょうおく)
Other readings:
小屋【しょうおく】

adverbial noun, noun
just a minute, small quantity
All readings:
少々【しょうしょう】
少少【しょうしょう】
小々【しょうしょう】
小小【しょうしょう】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1328 results)

Quieter

ちい
小さな
しんせつ
親切
おお
大きな
せい
成果
A little kindness goes a long way

The smallest child knows such a simple thing

This novel is so easy that even a child can read it

わた
私の
ちい
小さい
おとうと
いちにち
1日
10
かん
時間
My baby brother sleeps ten hours a day

Even a little child knows its name

Even the smallest child knows that kind a thing

Let me have the novel when you have done with it

Turn that radio down at once

The small island came into sight

This shirt is too small for me to wear

わた
私の
いえ
かれ
彼の
いえ
くら
比べる
ちい
小さく
My house seems small beside his

かれ
彼の
いえ
わた
私の
いえ
くら
比べて
ちい
小さく
His house seems small beside mine

"Forever and always?" asked the little black rabbit

The little white rabbit opened her eyes very wide and thought very hard

I can see the tiniest spot

わた
私の
あし
くら
比べて
ちい
小さい
My feet are smaller than yours

I recommend that you read that novel

The sound grew fainter and fainter

Turn down the TV